Period
to 20 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Blockchain skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Blockchain over the 6 months to 20 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Blockchain
England > North West
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 205 208 203
Rank change year-on-year +3 -5 +35
Contract jobs citing Blockchain 5 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.088% 0.11% 0.073%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.40% 0.49% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 2
North West median daily rate £525 £494 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.33% -1.25% -5.66%
10th Percentile £468 £434 £490
90th Percentile £595 £523 £510
England median daily rate £550 £550 £500
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 -
% change year-on-year +40.00% - -

Blockchain is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,236 1,215 1,364
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.81% 21.70% 24.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 849 862 941
North West median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
90th Percentile £620 £625 £550
England median daily rate £488 £475 £443
% change year-on-year +2.63% +7.34% +4.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 27 31
North West median hourly rate £36.23 £45.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.50% +28.57% -11.95%
10th Percentile £17.40 £13.16 £14.38
90th Percentile £55.96 £64.97 £50.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year - +40.00% -1.73%

Blockchain
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Blockchain as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Blockchain in the North West

Blockchain
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Blockchain in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Blockchain in the North West

Blockchain
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Blockchain in the North West over the 6 months to 20 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Blockchain in the North West

Blockchain
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blockchain within the North West region over the 6 months to 20 March 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +6 5 £525 +5.00% 3
Blockchain
England

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Blockchain also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Blockchain.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 5 (100.00%) Terraform
2 4 (80.00%) Black Duck
2 4 (80.00%) Distributed Ledger
2 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 4 (80.00%) Microservices
2 4 (80.00%) SonarQube
2 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (80.00%) Node.js
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) Banking
3 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (20.00%) Deployment Automation
5 1 (20.00%) Cryptocurrency
5 1 (20.00%) CircleCI
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) Ruby
5 1 (20.00%) JSON
5 1 (20.00%) Perl
5 1 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) OO
5 1 (20.00%) Python
5 1 (20.00%) OOD
5 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (20.00%) CFEngine
5 1 (20.00%) RESTful
5 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell

Blockchain
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Distributed Ledger
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (80.00%) SonarQube
3 1 (20.00%) CircleCI
General
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Node.js
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) RESTful
2 1 (20.00%) Spring Boot
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps
1 4 (80.00%) Microservices
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Cryptocurrency
4 1 (20.00%) Deployment Automation
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) Go
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Terraform
2 1 (20.00%) Ansible
2 1 (20.00%) CFEngine
2 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Black Duck